Undergraduate

Civil Engineering


Program Mission 

The basic mission of the B.S. in Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program is to provide the fundamental knowledge, when supplemented by professional experience that will equip students with the technical and interpersonal skills required to conceive, plan, design, implement, operate and maintain the systems needed to support the physical infrastructure of the public.

 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

In order to achieve the program educational objectives, the graduates of the civil engineering program shall:

Objective 1 – be active in practice, research, education, or management in their engineering and professional careers;

Objective 2 - display technical proficiency, innovation, analytical and problem-solving skills in the execution of their work;

Objective 3 - have the skills necessary to be an accomplished and technologically-advanced communicator;

Objective 4 – be cognizant and appreciative of the need for professional licensure and life-long learning; and

Objective 5 – be engaged as an active member in their profession, community or other organizations that benefit society.

 

Student outcomes

The desired outcomes of the B.S. Civil Engineering program are the ABET a-k criteria: 

Outcome a – an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering

Outcome b – an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

Outcome c – an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

Outcome d – an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

Outcome e – an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

Outcome f – an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

Outcome g – an ability to communicate effectively

Outcome h – the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

Outcome i – a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

Outcome j – a knowledge of contemporary issues

Outcome k– an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

 

ANNUAL CE ENROLLMENT AND GRADUATION DATA

 

Fall 2008

Fall 2009

Fall 2010

Fall 2011

Fall 2012

Fall 2013

Fall 2014

Fall Enrollment

436

469

503

503

513

482

466

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

Degrees Awarded

63

80

76

69

93

102

96*



An ABET Accredited Program

The Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

 

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